Tag: Interstellar

First Interstellar Meteor May Have Struck Earth Without Anyone Knowing

Scientists discover the first known interstellar object that collided with Earth. A meteor that slammed into the planet's atmosphere in 2014 is now found to have origins in another star system.

Space April 17, 2019

Harvard Professor Avi Loeb Justifies Why Interstellar Object ‘Oumuamua Is An Alien Probe

SETI researchers were not able to find signals that could indicate 'Oumuamua is an alien spacecraft. Harvard Professor Avi Loeb, however, said this does not rule out the idea the interstellar object is an alien probe.

Space January 17, 2019

Is ‘Oumuamua An Alien Spacecraft? SETI Finds No Artificial Signal From Interstellar Object

SETI scientists who were looking for signals that could prove the ‘Oumuamua incorporates some technology came up empty-handed. This isn't the first time researchers tried to eavesdrop on the interstellar rock for signals that could suggest of alien origin.

Space December 9, 2018

Interstellar Immigrant Has Been Caught In Jupiter's Orbit For 4.5 Billion Years: Where Did This Asteroid Come From?

Scientists just found this solar system's first interstellar immigrant, an object from outside that has now been in Jupiter's orbit for 4.5 billion years. Where did this interstellar object come from?

Space May 21, 2018

Gas Giant's Gravitational Tug May Have Caused Cigar-Like Shape Of Interstellar Asteroid 'Oumuamua

'Oumuamua’s appearance is different from what scientists predicted an interstellar asteroid would look like. Researchers now think that gravitational stretching could be behind the space rock’s cigar-like shape.

Space March 28, 2018

Alien Visitor 'Oumuamua Most Likely Ejected By A Two-Star System: How Did That Happen?

'Oumuamu likely originated from a binary star system, which has at least one big hot star. This is how the interstellar asteroid was likely ejected from its home star system.

Space March 20, 2018

Oumuamua Interstellar Asteroid Tumbles Through Space For Billions Of Years After Collision With Mystery Object

The Oumuamua asteroid has spinning chaotically through space after colliding with an object that threw it out of its system. It will continue to spin chaotically for many billions of years before it will rotate normally again.

Space February 12, 2018

NASA Plans To Send Mission To Proxima Centauri In 2069

Humans may visit solar system’s nearest stellar neighbor, Proxima Centauri, in 2069. Know how NASA is trying to make it possible.

Space December 21, 2017

SpaceX Mars-colonization Rocket May Help Chase Interstellar Asteroid

The Initiative for Interstellar Studies announced the Project Lyra mission to study the interstellar asteroid ‘Oumuamua’. The research team suggested SpaceX's Big Falcon Rocket as one of the options that can be used to reach the asteroid.

Space November 29, 2017

Solar System’s First Interstellar Visitor Is A Cigar-Shaped Asteroid

Astronomers witnessed a historic moment last month by detecting the solar system’s first interstellar visitor. The object has now been identified as a most bizarre-shaped asteroid and named Oumuamua.

Space November 21, 2017

Tiny 'ChipSats' Could Help Mankind Reach Alpha Centauri

Tiny, floppy disk-sized satellites may soon lead mankind into deep, interstellar space. In late August, the satellites will be dispatched at the ISS for testing.

Space June 3, 2016

Essential Sci-Fi Movies You Can Stream On Netflix And Hulu

If you want to see the evolution of sci-fi cinema, stream these classics right now on Netflix and Hulu.

Movies/TV Shows April 30, 2016

Stephen Hawking, Yuri Milner Plan To Send Tiny Interstellar Probes To Alpha Centauri: What Are Potential Problems?

Astrophysicist Stephen Hawking and Russian billionaire Yuri Milner plan to send a fleet of nano spacecraft to star system Alpha Centauri. The ambitious plan, however, is not immune to potential problems.

Space April 15, 2016

Is Alpha Centauri The Best Target For Mankind's First Interstellar Probe?

The first visit to Alpha Centauri may be from hundreds of tiny spacecraft. What might these robotic explorers find when they arrive at our nearest stellar neighbor?

Space April 13, 2016

Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Instant Video December 2015: The Best Of What’s New To Streaming

Here are the new movies and TV series being added to the three popular streaming service platforms in the month of December.

Internet Culture November 27, 2015

Amazon Video December 2015: Stream These New Movies And TV Shows Being Added

The complete list of new movies and TV series added to Amazon Prime Video and Amazon Video include 'Interstellar' and season 2 of 'Transparent.'

Internet Culture November 20, 2015

When Will Christopher Nolan Release A New Movie? July 2017

Cinephiles, rejoice! Christopher Nolan is back at work, ready to tackle his tenth big-screen movie. All we know about it so far is its release date, which is less than two years away.

Movies/TV Shows September 9, 2015

'Interstellar' Could Be Useful Teaching Tool In Schools, Scientists Say

It may have been a fictional story, but the science was real in the film 'Interstellar,' so much so that scientists are recommending the movie be used as a teaching tool in physics classes.

June 24, 2015

Tribeca Film Festival 2015: 7 Things We Learned From Christopher Nolan's Talk With Bennett Miller

Christopher Nolan has had a huge impact on 21st century filmmaking. So who better to talk about the art and state of cinema at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival than him?

Movies/TV Shows April 21, 2015

Interstellar's Original Ending Was A Lot Less Complicated

'Interstellar' was, at its core, a bit more complicated than your average science fiction space opera...but, according to writer Jonathan Nolan, the movie's original ending wasn't nearly as mind-boggling.

Movies/TV Shows March 20, 2015

'Interstellar' Team Publishes Scientific Paper On Black Holes

'Interstellar' depicted a largely-realistic view of what it would be like to be near a black hole. Now, new science is being developed from the film.

Space February 13, 2015

Man Waking Up From Coma Is Shocked To Learn He Isn't Matthew McConaughey

A man waking up from a coma firmly believed he was actor Matthew McConaughey. Until he looked in the mirror.

Movies/TV Shows December 23, 2014

'Interstellar' Gained $100 Million in US, $600 Million Worldwide: Stellar Success for Warner Bros, Paramount

'Interstellar' has become a huge success at the box office. The film made $100 million in IMAX theaters in the U.S. and over $600 million worldwide. Could a sequel be written in the stars?

Movies/TV Shows December 17, 2014

Wormhole Travel in 'Interstellar': Improbable but not Impossible

Theoretical physicist Kip Thorne, who is also executive producer of Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" movie, said that while wormhole is possible, based on Einstein's general relativity theory, space travel through traversable wormholes will not likely go beyond science fiction.

Space November 27, 2014

Could 'Interstellar' Wormhole Travel Actually Happen?

Wormholes may exist in nature, but travel through real-life Einstein-Rosen bridges would likely be far more challenging to travel through than seen in the movie Interstellar.

Space November 25, 2014

Stephen Hawking Tells Us What He Really Thinks Of 'The Theory of Everything'

'The Theory of Everything,' a film about Stephen Hawking's relationship with his first wife Jane, recently hit theaters. Now Hawking finally opens up about what he really thought of the film.

Geek November 19, 2014

Christopher Nolan Addresses Sound Issues In 'Interstellar'

Film fans from all over the world reported sound mix issues when viewing the film 'Interstellar.' However film director Christopher Nolan recently came out and stated that the sound is exactly as he intended.

Geek November 17, 2014

Christopher Nolan 'Interstellar' Zips Past $300 Million at Global Box Office Despite Audio Complaints

Black holes and tesseracts are this week’s biggest gainers at the box office. Christopher Nolan’s space blockbuster 'Interstellar' soars to stellar heights with ticket sales topping the international scene.

Society November 17, 2014

'Interstellar' Lesson Plan for Teachers: Google Wants Students to Learn Science From Science Fiction

Interstellar, in theaters now, has been paired with lesson plans by Google, giving students the chance to learn science through science fiction.

Life November 14, 2014

Neil deGrasse Tyson reviews the science of 'Interstellar'

The famous author and astrophysicist took to Twitter to explain some of the science of 'Interstellar.'

Movies/TV Shows November 10, 2014

7 things to expect from every Christopher Nolan movie

Every film Christopher Nolan makes is unique and different than the last. And yet, there are certain things you can count on in every one of his movies. Here are seven things all Nolan movies share in common.

Movies/TV Shows November 7, 2014

'Interstellar,' 'Big Hero 6' or Stephen Hawking: Which science movie should you see this November?

The movies get scientific this November as some of the most anticipated films of the month feature physicists, robots and interplanetary adventures. Here's what you need to know before heading to the theater.

Movies/TV Shows November 7, 2014

An analysis of 'Interstellar' star Matthew McConaughey's facial hair evolution

In his more than 20 years in the movie industry, Matthew McConaughey has sported some memorable facial hair. In honor of No-Shave Movember, let's break down each look and witness the growth of his career.

Movies/TV Shows November 6, 2014

Interstellar: Bridging science and art

The movie Interstellar, out November 7, features black holes heavily in its plot. Director Christopher Nolan worked closely with physicist Kip Thorne to create stunningly realistic depictions of black holes.

Life November 3, 2014

'Interstellar' and Fandango will send one lucky ticket buyer into space

If you've ever wanted to take a trip to space, you might want to buy your 'Interstellar' ticket on Fandango.

Movies/TV Shows October 31, 2014

'Interstellar' review roundup: What are critics saying about Christopher Nolan's sci-fi epic?

Christopher Nolan returns to the big screen with an epic of cosmic proportions in 'Interstellar.' Here is what the critics have to say.

Movies/TV Shows October 27, 2014

The Schwartz is with this Spaceballs/Interstellar trailer mash-up

'Spaceballs' is not a serious film, but you wouldn't know it by watching this trailer, done in the style of Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar.'

Movies/TV Shows October 23, 2014

Google search algorithm changes demote piracy sites from page rankings

Google is overhauling its search tool in an effort to combat piracy. The company has just announced changes to its ad format and improved its system of demoting websites with infringing material.

Internet October 22, 2014

Experience 'Interstellar' in VR with Oculus Rift

Thanks to Oculus Rift VR goggles, you can experience the spaceship from Christopher Nolan's film 'Interstellar' in ways never before possible. If you're in one of four major cities nationwide, you can take part for free.

Movies/TV Shows October 6, 2014

Watch Matthew McConaughey impart some ancient McConaughey wisdom on the Texas Longhorns

Alright, alright, alright. Matthew McConaughey paid a visit to the Texas Longhorns last week, and he didn't leave without dishing out his signature brand of wisdom.

Movies/TV Shows October 2, 2014

'Interstellar': Final international trailer ups the stakes with new revelations

It's been a big week for 'Interstellar' trailers, hasn't it? Today we've got the final international trailer along with the reveal of a cool new interactive website full of nifty content from the film.

Movies/TV Shows October 1, 2014

Catch Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' two days early in 35mm and 70mm

Today, Paramount Studios and Warner Brothers Studios announced that Christopher Nolan's highly anticipated science fiction film, 'Interstellar,' will be released two days early, on November 5, in 35mm and 70mm film formats.

Movies/TV Shows October 1, 2014

'Interstellar': Here's why they're going to the stars

A great big chunk of the reasons for the long-distance voyage of Interstellar's main characters has just been revealed in a new trailer. It's more of a clarification than a spoiler, bringing the whole film into sharp focus.

Movies/TV Shows September 30, 2014

Will 'Avengers 3' be split into two films? Latest rumors say yes

If the latest rumors are to be believed, Marvel may follow in the footsteps of other popular trilogies by splitting up the battle against Thanos in the third 'Avengers' film into two parts. New rumors also suggest a trailer for 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' may play in front of Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar.'

Movies/TV Shows September 29, 2014

Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' is almost three hours long, and here's why

'Interstellar' is the highly anticipated next film by Christopher Nolan, director of 'The Dark Knight.' It focuses on a space journey that hopes to save mankind, and we now know it's going to be nearly three hours in length.

Movies/TV Shows September 25, 2014

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